4/21/15 – 9:12 A.M.
Unemployment rates are continuing a downward trend in the region. Numbers released from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services today show joblessness is down in most area counties. Hancock County has the lowest unemployment rate at 3.9 percent. That’s down from 4 percent in February.
Wyandot County was down from 4.3 percent to 4 percent in March. Putnam and Wood Counties also had an unemployment rates below 5 percent, checking in at 4.4 and 4.7 percent respectively.
Elsewhere in the area, Allen County was down to 5.1 and Seneca County dropped to a 5.5 percent jobless rate. Hardin County stayed at an even 5 percent, while Henry County’s unemployment rate increased from 7.2 to 7.7 percent.Read More →